Tag: "ball" at medical news
Smashing Times for Stressed Spaniards
...participants urged to warm up by pummeling a punch ball
dressed as an archetypal boss while yelling out th...pair of boxing gloves before laying into the punch ball
and screaming: "Money!" Another stressed soul, 40-year-old taxi driver Felix, shouted: "The M30," ...
Bra-less Britneys New Affairs
...r new single status the pop diva has been having a ball
in the public and not too long back she was snapped flashing her crotch. This time in LA she was snapped wearing a lacy top - sans bra. The Sun newspaper reports that Britney showed no embarrassment as she was covered with spilled alcohol all over...
Gene Therapy Eradicates Pancreatic Cancer in Mice
...in this case. All these are packaged in a fatty ball
called liposome, and delivered through veins. "This looks like a promising approach to gene therapy for pancreatic cancer and we are working to bring it to a clinical trial," says Dr. James Abbruzzese, Professor and Chair of the M. D. Anderson Dep...
FDA Approves First Artificial Cervical Disc
...s steel that articulate against one another with a ball
and trough (groove). After a doctor removes the impaired natural disc, the artificial disc is attached to the adjacent vertebrae with bone screws. FDA based approval on the company's laboratory and animal testing, and on its clinical study of 541 p...
Now, a Diet Pill That's as Filling as a Plate of Spaghetti!
... taken with 2 glasses of water results in a tennis ball
size lump in the stomach. "We had one extremely important investor come to visit and he wanted to try the pill. He got very excited because he took one at 11 o'clock in the morning and at six o'clock in the afternoon he still couldn't finish an ice...
Does Amateur Boxing Cause Brain Damage?
...e study was extended to soccer players heading the ball
repeatedly from long and high goal kicks. No increased levels of biochemical markers for brain damage in cerebrospinal fluid were found. "This data shows headings in soccer is not associated with any neurochemical evidence of brain damage," said Hiet...
Film Festival on Gender Sexuality Draws Crowds
...s when they were young and watching a game of base ball
with their buddies when they grew older. "Let them be...if a girl does not want to do something, don't force her. Let her grow the way she wants to, that's how she will be different," they say at the end of the film. Bringing out many more issues...
British Doctors Want Indian Immigrants Screened for TB
...hat the health community has taken its eye off the ball
a bit in relation to TB. We shouldn't think that this is a disease of the past." Lakhani said primary care trusts, which deliver healthcare in local areas, must do more to ensure that people coming to live in Britain from high-risk countries were ...
Computer Mouse can Cause Arm Pain
...n guard against inflammation. Padded rests for the ball
of the hand can also reduce the strain on the arm. Alternate input options like voice recognition or graphic tables should also be considered. "Stretching exercises, natural arm and hand movements as well as frequent brief breaks help keep the arm ...
Alcohol Injections to Tolerate Mortons Neuroma
...es and usually causes a sharp, burning pain in the ball
of your foot. For this study, researchers assessed the efficacy of a series of alcohol injections into the lesion. I felt many patients with Mortons neuroma were undergoing an operation that was unnecessary and that the neuroma could be successfull...
Dogs Reasoning on Par With Human Toddlers: Study
...up of 21 dogs watched her in action when she had a ball
in her mouth, while another group of 19-dogs watched Guinness move the bar with her paws while her mouth was empty. A third group of 14 dogs were not allowed to watch Guinness at all, but were simply let loose on the mechanism without instruction. ...
Insufficient Sleep Increases Risk of Cardiovascular Disease: Study
...Stanford University basketball team found that the ball
players were able to shave seconds off their sprint times and improve their shooting percentages by getting as much extra sleep as possible over an extended period of time. The athletes also reported improved energy and improved mood during practices...
Cricket Science and Medicine Congress in Barbados
...e encouraged to adopt a trigger movement, prior to ball
release. * This could assist batsmen in batting...eted to the fraction of that moment just prior the ball
was released by the bowler. * This maybe the result of a better tuned mental state leading to bet...
Software System to Improve the Function of Retinal Implants
...sthesis. For this purpose, clinicians open the eye ball
and attach a thin foil at the retina. Small protruding contacts reach neurons, which form the ganglion cell layer of the retina. These electrical stimulation contacts feed camera signals into the optic nerve. The camera may be attached to a frame of ...
Hip Resurfacing Fever Catches on in US
...thigh bone, the femur, and replace it with a metal ball
mounted on a rod implanted deep in the thigh bone....another.Surgeons lightly shave the damaged femoral ball
and fit a metal ball
snugly over it. That ball
rolls in a metal cup reinforcing the socket. The idea...
Learning Words by Inference More Powerful for Toddlers
...both familiar and strange objects (for instance, a ball
and a plumber's 'T' connector). After saying a ...ther point to or grab the "matching" item. Since a ball
is a "ball," the children might conclude that the unfamiliar object -- the "T" -- was the "blicket"....
Teens to Be Lined Up for Vaccination Shots
...us on parents. "Now we have a completely different ball
game with teenagers, notorious for being strong willed and not always deferring to their parents, having to make up their own minds about vaccination”. According to Dr. Claire Cameron, of the Health Protection Agency Scotland, parents will not be a...
AAO Urges Athletes to Wear Protective Eyewear
...f polycarbonate, which can withstand impact from a ball
or other projectile traveling at 90 miles per hour, Dr. Hamill said. “Contact lenses offer no protection,” he said, “and street wear glasses are inadequate to protect against any type of eye injury.” Most sporting leagues don’t require children ...
EU Considers Allowing Cloned Meat, Milk on Market
...modified organisms (GMOs). This decision put the ball
in EFSA's court. In the US, debate surrounding the issue gathered momentum in recent months, after the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said it planned to approve cloning for food production later this year. The US regulator has issued a con...
Foot Pain Ruining Your Golf Swing?
...could lie in your big toe. Or your heel. Or on the ball
of your foot. Experts with the American College// ... band of tissue that extends from your heel to the ball
of your foot. People with this condition compare the pain to someone jabbing a knife in their heel. ...
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